Toothache and Trauma: A History of the Toothkey

Key with Claw attached to Egg-Shaped Bolster (5 slides)

This and the previous key, designed circa 1820-1850, differ from most in the Ward Museum collection in that the claw attaches to the bolster rather than to the shaft head.

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